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Microsoft

Microsoft is an american multinational technology corporation founded in 1975 by Bill Gates.

Microsoft Corporation (MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services.

Timeline

October 14, 2019

Microsoft is officially launches its Project xCloud preview for Xbox users in the US, UK, and Korea.

October 2, 2019

Microsoft and AMD announces a new line of 15-inch ultraslim Surface laptops based on AMD Ryzen CPUs.

September 30, 2019

Microsoft announces that Windows Virtual Desktop is generally available.



September 25, 2019

Microsoft announces a new Surface Pro model.

September 19, 2019

Microsoft announces $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT)

September 18, 2019

Microsoft announces that it is partnering up with ISP Nextlink Internet to bring broadband connectivity to around one million individuals in unserved or underserved rural areas.

May 7, 2019

SK Telecom and Microsoft signs MOU. 

Under the MOU, SK Telecom and Microsoft will combine their technological capabilities in areas such as 5G, AI and cloud.

April 24, 2019

Microsoft touches $1 trillion value.

April 18, 2019

Microsoft announces that it's buying Express Logic, a San Diego company that has developed a real-time operating system (RTOS) aimed at controlling the growing number of IoT devices in the world.

June 4, 2018

Microsoft Corporation acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion. 

2013

Microsoft buys Nokia's handset business for billions of dollars.

May 10, 2011

Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion. 

March 13, 1986

Microsoft stock goes public

February 26, 1986

Microsoft moves to corporate campus in Redmond, Washington

June 25, 1981

Microsoft incorporates

January 1, 1979

Microsoft moves from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Bellevue, Washington

1975

Microsoft founded

Products

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Communications company, now a subsidiary of Microsoft.

Family of operating systems produced for personal computers, servers, smartphones and embedded devices

Build machine learning applications powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that span from the cloud to the edge. Explore Azure Machine Learning solutions.

Suite of office programs produced by microsoft

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Bill Gates





Paul Allen





Satya Nadella

President



Steve Ballmer





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